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CBS
Jan 30, 2013 4:30am EST
regarding immigration reform. during a trip to his lass having high school, president obama praised the reform plan drawn up by a bipartisan group of eight senators. he says if the plan gets bogged down in congress, he will send lawmakers his own immigration bill. >> we need congress to act on a comprehensive approach that finally deals with the 11 million undocumented immigrants who are in the country right now. >> the senate plan would give illegal immigrants temporary status, legal status if they pass a criminal background check, pay a fine, pay back taxes and learn english. they then could apply to become a citizen behind people who started the process legally. >>> massachusetts senator john kerry was overwhelmingly approved by the senate to become the next secretary of state. the vote 94-3. he'll succeed hillary clinton as soon as she steps down. >> john has already built strong relationships with leaders across the world which will allow him to step seamlessly into the role of secretary of state. >> john kerry served as chairman of the senate foreign relations panel for the pa
MSNBC
Jan 30, 2013 2:30am PST
, comprehensive immigration reform. the time has come. >> president obama fired off the gauntless. your move, congress. good morning. i'm bill karins. this is "way too early." a lot to talk about including andrea mitchell's interview with hillary clinton. all topics on the table including benghazi, her health and 2016. pl >>> plus alex rodriguez. he may have played his last game in a uniform after a new report alleges he took performance enhancing drugs as recently as last season. >>> but first, let's get to the news live here at 5:30 a.m. eastern time. a little more than a week after highlighting the issue during his inauguration speech, president obama laid out his plan for immigration reform. the image of a campaign speech, the president went to north dakota where the hispanic population is 20%. >> the good news is for the first time in many years, republicans and democrats seem ready to tackle this problem together. this moment it looks like there's a genuine desire to get this done soon. that's very encouraging. but this time action must follow. we can't allow immigration reform to get
SFGTV
Jan 29, 2013 5:38pm PST
president obama and shout immigration reform for our country this year. we're - we are a city of imgranite and we know that some are fathers and mothers and daughters and son who work hard to commit to this city. it's time to let them come out shadows of our city we must ask washington to pass the immigration reform bill. and we must demand a pathway to citizenship in our society for every american and every san franciscan. and this san francisco of the 21 accounting century requires a violation and move our workers around the city reliablely and efficiently. and, yes i'm talking about our public transit system. i'm talking about all our transportation systems. and one day high-speed rail. i know it's frustrating to push your way onto a overcrowded bus. i know you were frustrated in the past to reach your jobs late. i'm proud to say there's changes on the way and the nation largest addition is once again focused on operations and inviting a maintenance system. this year new hybrid buses will hit the streets. 60 new trillion buses are on the way and 1 hundred and 50 the vehicles w
KICU
Jan 29, 2013 7:00pm PST
show. >> south bay today to hear president obama talk about immigration reform. we'll tell you if they are encouraged or discouraged by what they heard. >>> and the battle to bear it all. how a federal judge ruled on a challenge of a nudity ban. >> a warmer forecast is coming up. when i take a picture of this check, it goes straight to the bank. oh. oh look the lion is out! no mommy no! don't worry honey, it only works on checks. deposit checks from your smartphone with chase quickdeposit. just snap a picture, hit send and done. take a step forward and chase what matters. >>> in hayward a fire displaced a family of five this morning. but their dog was saved. the fire started in the attic. the damage has made the home uninhabitable until costly repairs can be done. the mother was taking her y children to school and the father was out as well. >>> y teens arrested in violence robberies earlier this morning. are find full robberies. a home invasion where a couple in their 70s were tide up and suspects stole their belongings and vehicles. the men are being held on charges including ar
MSNBC
Jan 30, 2013 5:30am EST
the issue during his inauguration speech, president obama laid out his plan for immigration reform. the image of a campaign speech, the president went to north dakota where the hispanic population is 20%. >> the good news is for the first time in many years, republicans and democrats seem ready to tackle this problem together. this moment it looks like there's a genuine desire to get this done soon. that's very encouraging. but this time action must follow. we can't allow immigration reform to get bogged down in an endless debate. we have been debating this for a long time. the principles are pretty straight forward. first, i believe we need to stay focused on enforcement. that means continue k to strengthening security at our borders. we need to implement a national system that allows businesses to quickly and accurately verify someone's employment status. second, we have to deal with the 11 million individuals who are here illegally. we all agree that these men and women should have to earn their way to citizenship. but for comprehensive immigration reform to work, it must be cle
CBS
Jan 29, 2013 5:00pm PST
broken." speaking at a predominantly >>> president obama says now is the time to reform an immigration system he calls out of date and badly broken. speaking at a hispanic high school in las vegas, he pushed a senate plan for a path to citizen for millions of illegal immigrants. the president said he is hopeful, acknowledging there will be fierce debate. >> for the first time in many years, republicans and democrats seem ready to tackle this problem together. but this moment, it looks like there's a genuine desire to get this done soon. and that's very encouraging. >> the senate proposal would grant temporary legal status to applicants who pass a background check, pay fines and back taxes and learn english. after that, they could apply for citizenship. the bill could come up for a vote as early as this summer. >>> a soldier who lost all four limbs in a roadside bombing in iraq now has two new arms. the 13-hour surgery at johns hopkins hospital in baltimore which attached arms from a deceased donor was extremely complicated. doctors connected bones, blood vessels, muscles, t
CBS
Jan 30, 2013 1:35am EST
even during a sexual encounter. >>> take care of it or i will. that's the message from president obama on immigration reform. during a trip to a las vegas high school the president praised a reform plan drawn up by a bipartisan group of eight nators. he said if this plan gets bogged down in congress he'll send lawmakers his own bill. >> we need congress to deal with the 11 million undocumented immigrants in the country right now. >> the senate plan would give illegal immigrants temporary legal status if they pass a background check, pay a fine, pay back taxes and learn english. they could then apply to become a citizen behind people who started the process legally. >>> we are in day two of our blitz and glitz coverage from new orleans. that means today is superbowl media day. >> and even though it happens every year, our kristen berset is live from new orleans where it's always something unusual on media day, isn't it? >> oh, yeah. yeah, it was a crazy day. over 3,500 credentialed media members here trying to get sound from some of the players. some of the team personnel that we don't
CBS
Jan 30, 2013 4:00am PST
congress and the administration is immigration reform. president obama speaking in nevada yad said now's the time to fix the immigration system. warned if congress doesn't act he will. danielle nottingham reports. >> reporter: president obama told students at the predominantly hispanic high school in las vegas he's keeping his campaign promise to reform immigration. >> we need congress to act on a comprehensive approach that finally deals with the 11 million undocumented immigrants who are in the country right now. >> reporter: the president supports the plan that the so-called gang of eight unveiled monday. it would allow illegal immigrants to gain temporary legal status if they passed a criminal background check, paid a fine and back taxes and learned english. they can apply to become a citizen behind people who started the process legally. >> for the first time in many years, republicans and democrats seem ready to tackle this problem together. >> reporter: some gop house members have already said they don't support the senate proposal, but some of the biggest opposition to immigratio
Current
Jan 29, 2013 9:00pm PST
immigration reform. principles which president obama said today are very much in line with his own. >> obama: smarter enforcement a pathway to earned citizenship improvements in the legal immigration system so that we continue to be a magnet for the best and the brightest all around the world. it is pretty straightforward. >> john: straightforward for some but not for all. >> obama: i promise you this, the closer we get, the more emotional this debate is going to become. there are a few things that are more important to us as a society than who gets to come here and call our country home. >> john: by the way ask a cherokee sometime how he feels about who gets to come here. and then there were the conservative ins in texas and arizona and new mexico who have helped block past proposed reforms. arizona senator john mccain, a member of the gang of eight repeated today that before any undocumented immigrants get on a path to citizenship the southern border will have to be secured and that security confirmed. >> we will have a commission made up of the most knowledgeable people includin
NBC
Jan 29, 2013 6:00pm PST
prohibitions took effect. >>> today president obama talked about immigration reform and a pass to citizenship in the diverse bay area. immigration is not just a political issue but an economic one. the president spoke in las vegas but his speech was followed closely here in the bay area. nbc's kris sanchez watched the speech with immigrants rights advocates in eas san jose. kris, how did they receive this message? is. >> reporter: they were hanging on every word. all of it was very well received in one of the south bay's most vocal immigrant communities. as president obama talked about comprehensive immigration reform in las vegas, people were hanging on to every word in the sank we're of our lady of guadeloupe church in san jose including this mother who tells me she is here illegally after six tries across the border. after this speech she said she no longer thinks citizenship is just a dream. garcia is ready to come out of the shadows, as president obama put it. a volunteer acting together says families may not have to live in constant fear of deportation. >> the children, the children are
MSNBC
Jan 30, 2013 3:00am EST
immigration reform. 97% of you say president obama. 3% of you say the republicans in congress. >>> coming up, republicans politicized disaster relief once again. joan walsh visits with me about the hypocrisy on the right. that's next. [ female announcer ] want younger looking eyes that sing wow with olay, here's how. new regenerist eye and lash duo the cream smooths the look of lids... softens the look of lines. the serum instantly thickens the look of lashes. and the award for wow eyes in just one week goes to you. in the middle of the night it can be frustrating. it's hard to turn off and go back to sleep. intermezzo is the first and only prescription sleep aid approved for use as needed in the middle of the night when you can't get back to sleep. it's an effective sleep medicine you don't take before bedtime. take it in bed only when you need it and have at least four hours left for sleep. do not take intermezzo if you have had an allergic reaction to drugs containing zolpidem, such as ambien. allergic reactions such as shortness of breath or swelling of your tongue or throat may occur an
FOX
Jan 29, 2013 5:00pm PST
. >>> the new immigration reform plan. some in the south bay hope this time they get the change they want. president obama was in las vegas where he said he would speak america's immigration system. >> this is the time to find a better way to welcome the striving, hopeful immigrants who still see america as the land of opportunity. right now we have 11 million undocumented immigrants in america. 11million who live their lives in the shadows. yes, they broke the rules. they crossed the border illegally. maybe they overstayed their visas. those are the facts. nobody disputes them. >> the proposals were spurred by the presidential election in which president obama received an overwhelming majority of latino votes. the results caused republican lawmakers to reconsider in order to rebuild the party's reputation among latinos. people organized watch parties to see what the president had to say about immigration reform. robert handa is live in san jose. you heard stories of fear and hope today. >> reporter: very emotional reactions. a community watch party was held inside this san jose church to
MSNBC
Jan 29, 2013 5:00pm PST
. >> president obama went to a las vegas high school today to outline his own immigration reform plan. the cheers from the crowd tell you a lot. there are places in this country where the threat of deportation hangs over the heads of many people. >> the good news is that for the first time in many years, republicans and democrats seem ready to tackle this problem together. members of both parties in both chambers are actively working on a solution. >> so here we have the president praising the framework unveiled by eight democratic and republican senators. president obama is urging using his bully pulpit to make sure there is an urgency to get real reform done. >> the foundation for bipartisan action is already in place. and if congress is unable to move forward in a timely fashion, i will send up a bill based on my proposal and insist that they vote on it right away. >> the details of the president's own plan for citizenship are supported by mainstream america. >> we have to lay out a path, a process that includes passing a background check, paying taxes, paying a penalty, learning e
ABC
Jan 30, 2013 2:35am EST
spirit. >> absolutely. and also this morning, president obama's push for immigration reform. now members of the senate must search for common ground in their goal to help 11 million undocumented immigrants. >>> later this half hour, hillary clinton's long list of accomplishments as she gets ready to leave her job. what are her immediate and long-term plans? >> it's the long-term plans -- >> that will fuel a lot of speculation. >> that's right. and in some parts of the country, you are what you drive. what was this guy thinking when he decided to build a car that looks kind of like anabanana? >> kind of? it's not your average honda civic. >>> but first, new details of that rare operation which gave an iraqi war vet new arms. the 26-year-old new yorker showed off his transplanted arms just yesterday. >> abc's diana perez reports on this milestone operation. >> reporter: his story is one of bravy and heroism. he lost both arms and legs in iraq four years ago. a roadside bomb blew up the humvee he was driving. >> i'm still alive. that's all that matters to me. >> reporter: still, lif
ABC
Jan 29, 2013 11:00pm EST
seat. a special election is set for june 25. >> obama is making the case for immigration reform. in lasigh school today. that includes passing a background check, paying taxes, paying a penalty, english, and then going line behindof the trying tolks who are come here legally. areome republicans tighter border security before citizenship are addressed. >> if you live in montgomery could behe this your the labels. >> you will want to stay this story tonight from germantown. >> one person in particular is rash ofble for this robberies. an army county police want you look isa very close computer-generated sketch of the suspect. has been on a theft robbery spree in this neighborhood, committing 10 crimes and just last month. elizabeth, who recently moved is stunned at the brazen nature of these crimes. >> i have a young child and i now hear all different times of .he day idea.no >> investigator said the suspect women and their is getting he bolder. they say adversity porches way cars and grab what he could find. in three recent cases, he attacked and threatened women or out ofetting in t
MSNBC
Jan 29, 2013 8:00pm EST
survey, i asked you who has a better plan for immigration reform. 97% of you say president obama. 3% of you say the republicans in congress. >>> coming up, republicans politicized disaster relief once again. joan walsh visits with me about the hypocrisy on the right. that's next. suddenly, she does something unexpected and you see the woman you fell in love with. she's everything to you. but your erectile dysfunction - that could be a question of blood flow. cialis tadalafil for daily use helps you be ready anytime the moment's right. you can be more confident in your ability to be ready. and the same cialis is the only daily ed tablet approved to treat ed and symptoms of bph, like needing to go frequently or urgently. tell your doctor about all your medical conditions and medications, and ask if your heart is healthy enough for sexual activity. do not take cialis if you take nitrates for chest pain, as this may cause an unsafe drop in blood pressure. do not drink alcohol in excess with cialis. side effects may include headache, upset stomach, delayed backache or muscle ache. to avo
CW
Jan 29, 2013 9:00pm CST
measure, it would go into effect in ten days. next: president obama lays out his plan for immigration reform. what chicagoans think about the president's proposed path to citizenship. also, the police department at the center of the trayvon martin case looking to hire a new chief from chicago's northwest suburbs. living with sickle cell. one family's struggle and the answer doctors found for them. need a tow or lock youyou have a flat tire dead battery need a tow or lock your keys in the car, geico's emergency roadside assistance is there 24/7. oh dear, i got a flat tire. hmmm. uh... yeah, can you find a take where it's a bit more dramatic on that last line, yeah? yeah i got it right here. someone help me!!! i have a flat tire!!! well it's good... good for me. what do you think? geico. fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent or more on car insurance. a febreze experiment. to prove febreze can keep this car fresh, we loaded it with fast food, sweaty hockey gear and a smelly dog cage. and parked it at a mall. in texas. for two days. then put a febreze car vent clip on the dash an
FOX News
Jan 30, 2013 4:00pm EST
president obama has not made campaign finance reform at the top of his agenda. he has cracked down on lobbyists, but as far as changing the whole campaign finance system he has not made that top priority. >> eric: we'll leave it there. thank you. lawsuit heating up. my next guest is ready to smack down on the president's immigration policy. even though our kids are all grown up, half of america's parents is shelling out dough. is that the time for some tough love? aving. mommy's having a french fry. yes she is, yes she is. [ bop ] [ male announcer ] could've had a v8. 100% vegetable juice, with three of your daily vegetable servings in every little bottle. >>. >> eric: earnings for a social media beating estimates but worries about operating costs weighing on the stock. facebook is seeing stronger ad sales from mobile devices. total revenues were up 40% from a year ago. >> here is somewhat are calling the most controversial nominee to the cabinet and head of the confirmation hearing tomorrow. jim angle reports, chuck hagel had lots of work to do. >> reporter: that is right. chuck hage
KICU
Jan 30, 2013 4:00am PST
obama and a bipartisan group of senators say the time is right to reform immigration. in our cover story, how the first proposals on the table could fix a system many say is not only broken but ignored since the recession. 27-year-old erendira rendon, brought here when she was six months old, agrees with president obama and bipartisan members of the senate that immigration reform is vital. "my entire family is undocumented. there is no other way. there are no lines for us." immigrants from countries other than mexico cite incredible waiting lists. lawrence benito's family is from the phillipines. "it took my mom 24 years to be reunited with her siblings. that's a system that doesn't work." the wait affects everyone, including billy lawless, who's opened several successful restaurants in the u.s. "i only got a green card after 15 years, two years ago after investing in this country." "for the first time in many years, republicans and democrats seem ready to tackle this problem together." despite a steep decline in immigration from mexico since 2004, proposed reforms include stronger
FOX News
Jan 30, 2013 1:00pm PST
reformers that was pleased when president obama came into office in 2009, change washington and get special interests out of the washington money are very upset with this move. they are actually calling it for it to be shut down. that is not going to happen. they started this entity. they are turning on president obama because they are saying this is washington business as usual. they also point out that president obama has not made campaign finance reform at the top of his agenda. he has cracked down on lobbyists, but as far as changing the whole campaign finance system he has not made that top priority. >> eric: we'll leave it there. thank you. lawsuit heating up. my next guest is ready to smack down on the president's immigration policy. even though our kids are all grown up, half of america's parents is shelling out dough. is that the time for some tough love? aving. mommy's having a french fry. yes she is, yes she is. [ bop ] [ male announcer ] could've had a v8. 100% vegetable juice, with three of your daily vegetable servings in every little bottle. >>. >> eric: earnings for
FOX News
Jan 30, 2013 6:00pm EST
obama have outline of immigration reform legislation this week. senior political analyst brit hume is here with his analysis of what is right with one of them. why have so many immigrant families from asia done so well in this country? one reason they had to come a long way to get here. it's still a formidable obstacle and screens out the less able and determined. relatively small subset of the population, 6%, nearly half of whom have a bachelor degree. they are in short the people this country needs. this is why one of the most useful part of the immigration reform package rolled out the other day to award green cards to immigrants who old advance degrees in science, technology, engineering and math. we need 120,000 computer engineering jobs a year and we graduate a third of those and many of those leaf the country because the visa expires. 55,000 green cards were awarded bay brandon draw each year to immigrants from countries who previously sent few people to the u.s.. not surprisingly it's known as the diversity lottery. it's green card to skill workers the country is losing now
CBS
Jan 29, 2013 5:30pm PST
. >> pelley: jon thanks very much. today, the president laid out what could be the most sweeping reform of immigration law in decades. it would include a pathway to citizenship for the 11 million illegal immigrants who are already in america. here's how president obama described his plan in las vegas today. a process that includes passing a background check, paying taxes, paying a penalty, learning english, and then going to the back of the line behind all the folks who are trying to come here legally. that's only fair. (cheers and applause) all right? so that means it won't be a quick process, but it will be a fair process and it will lift these individuals out of the shadows and give them a chance to earn their way to a green card and, eventually, to citizenship. >> pelley: but first, mr. obama said there would have to be stronger enforcement on the borders. his plan is similar to a bill that both democrats and republicans are introducing in the senate. this may be the best chance for immigration reform in decades. it could mean that a lot of families would not live in fear of being spli
Current
Jan 30, 2013 6:00am PST
yesterday talking about immigration reform. >> obama: now is the time to find a better way to welcome the striving hopeful immigrants who still see america as the land of opportunity. >> stephanie: one of our dearest union friends united food and commercial worker's union, i've had the honor of speaking to them many times joe hansen joins us now. >> good morning, stephanie. >> stephanie: good to talk to you again. i loved a lot of what the president had to say yesterday. talk to us about union's role in all of this. >> well, union's role, it goes back a long time. we've always been active in the issue. there was a real switch in 2000 in the afl-cio and they changed completely the way they -- we talked about immigrants and realized that immigrants have a place in our society. and that we ought to help them get a decent place in that society. so it has been -- the number of efforts along the way, there was an immigrant freedom ride that we did and in my union the ufcw, we've had immigrants in meat packing and poultry plants and retail establishments for years. it has been a long struggl
FOX Business
Jan 29, 2013 10:00pm EST
obama could not reign in the ego and took up immigration reform in a speech that members of the congressional hispanic caucus asked him not to give. republican congressman balart saying of obama's now intention to step on the work of those senators, quote, i think that would poisen the water. democratic congressman also skeptical saying, "the last thing you want is to inject, even from a perception point of view, the partisanship or gamesmanship. with nothing of substance to offer, the president threatened to blow up the bipartisan process by offering a bill bearing his name. >> if congress is unable to move forward in a timely fashion, i will send up a bill based on my proposal, and insist they vote on it right away. lou: there is little chance that the president could successfully insist that the house do anything of the kind. president obama went on to suggest that under his watch, crossings of illegal imgrants in the southwest border have slowed. >> now, during my first term, we took steps to try to patch up some of the worst cracks in the system. first, we strengthened secu
FOX Business
Jan 29, 2013 9:00pm EST
. it appears president obama could not reign in the ego and took up immigration reform in a speech that members of the congressional hispanic caucus asked him not to give. republican congressman balart saying of obama's now intention to step on the work of those senators, quote, i think that would poisen the water. democratic congressman also skeptical saying, "the last thing you want is to inject, even from a perception point of view, the partisanship or gamesmanship. with nothing of substance to offer, the president threatened to blow up the bipartisan process by offering a bill bearing his name. >> if congress is unable to move forward in a timely fashion, i will send up a bill based on my proposal, and insist they vote on it right away. lou: there is little chance that the president could successfully insist that the house do anything of the kind. president obama went on to suggest that under his watch, crossings of illegal imgrants in the southwest border have slowed. >> now, during my first term, we took steps to try to patch up some of the worst cracks in the system. first, we st
CW
Jan 29, 2013 10:00pm PST
, but so far, no one involved has come forward to file a report. >>> president obama unveiled his plan for immigration reform today, saying now is the time to fix broken laws. cbs reporter introduces us to a california family who hopes the president is right. >> helps his mother at one of the family's two dry cleaners in southern california. >> do you feel like an american success story? >> i do. my parents have worked so hard and everything i am, everything my sister is, we owe to them. >> the family's immigration status is complicated. him and his sister were brought from mexico as children. president obama's deferred action program allows them to stay for work and school. their younger siblings were born in the u.s. their parents have been here illegally for 22 years. their father declined to appear on camera. they have earned a path to citizenship. >> i have my own business. i'm living here like an american citizen because i pay the taxes. >> jeff martin is with the federation for american immigration reform. a group that lobbies for strict immigration enforcement. >> they hav
FOX News
Jan 29, 2013 4:00pm PST
center. plus, president obama unveiling his plan for immigration reform. >> i'm here today because the time has come for common sense, comprehensive immigration reform. [cheers and applause] >> but some senators have their own plan. >> we need to deal with this. we need to modernize our illegal immigration system is. we have to deal with the illegal million people that are here now that makes sense not a talking point. >> tonight, county white house and lawmakers come together to find a solution? >> a hero who lost all his limbs in iraq. gets a new pair of arms. >> i really don't know what to say because it's such a big thing for my life. >> tonight, the ground breaking surgery and what this soldier says he is going to do now. >> a sink hole opens up in the middle of the city. and an entire building disappears into the earth. plus, $58 billion of unclaimed cash. you will see how to find out how much is yours. >> i'm bill hemmer in tonight for shepard smith. president obama saying that immigration reform is, quote: within our grasp. and today he spelled out his plan to fix the system ju
MSNBC
Jan 29, 2013 11:00pm EST
. >> president obama agrees with marco rubio and other senators on almost every aspect of immigration reform. but republicans are not doing this because they are interested in real reform. john mccain actually told us the truth. they are doing it so they can win elections. meanwhile, our current immigration fiasco takes a tremendous toll. now, listen to some of the callers on my radio show who told me how the current immigration system is tearing their families apart. >> i'm a new citizen. i'm married to my wife. she's from nicaragua. for the last 18 years. we have three beautiful children. i have paid thousands and thousands of dollars in legal fees to get her residency, at least that. and all immigration, all they want to do is take my wife out of this country, send her to nicaragua for 18 months to five years waiting for her papers over there. why they want to do that? she don't have no family over there. she was brought here when she was a child. >> i married my wife here in madison, who is a philippine citizen. she was in this country legally under papers, whatever she needed. we got married
CBS
Jan 29, 2013 6:00pm PST
home and watch the game. >>> coming up in our next half hour, president obama pushing for immigration reform. his plan for an overhaul and the reaction in a bay area community. >> will san francisco's nudity ban stand? the ruling this afternoon from federal court. >> it's not a place i would want to come after the sun went down. that's kind of what's special about it. >> and in the land of the super bowl, why this new orleans cemetery attracts much more than mourners. >>> now at 6:30, president obama hits the road pitching his plan for an immigration overhaul calling the current system out of date, and badly broken, the president today laying out his framework for fix it. cbs 5 reporter len ramirez on how he plans to do that. len. >> reporter: a lot of work ahead, allen. it's going to be a very tough fight. a lot of bitter debate is yet ahead on this. but people who have been working with the immigrants said that today was the most positive news that they have heard in years if not decades. >> the plight of all people who are in a strange land. >> reporter: mixing prayer w
KRON
Jan 29, 2013 5:00pm PST
action on immigration reform. what he wants done. president obama says "now is immigration. this was his arrival in las challenged congress to act quickly on a plan to rewrite the nation's immigration laws. catherine heenan is here with the story. >> catherine: it's no coincidence that the latino vote is the fastest growing in the u.s. both democrats and republicans finally seem ready to tackle the immigration issue together. the president says congress is showing a 'genuine desire to get this thing done soon'. >> the president is seizing on a groundswell of support for rewriting immigration law. speaking at a las vegas high school.he says he wants to put 11-million illegal immigrants living here in the u.s. on a clear path to citizenship. saying - they have to earn it. been of this will involve a background check,".paying taxes.learning english.getting to the back of the line.etc" because other people that want to come here legally are in front of the line. >> catherine: a bipartisan group of senators proposed their own overhaul monday. both plans have a lot in common.including
NBC
Jan 30, 2013 11:00am EST
. >>> meantime, some top republicans are already voicing concern with president obama's plan for immigration reform. the president laid out his plan yesterday in vegas. it calls for bolstering border security and cracking down on employers hiring undocumented workers. the president also wants to create a path to citizenship for the 11 million undocumented immigrants living in this country. they'd have to pay back taxes and pass a background check among other requirements. opponents to the plan worry that it doesn't do enough to beef up security at the border. they say millions of additional undocumented immigrants could be in this country in a few years without tighter security. >>> super bowl sunday is just around the corner and that means the big easy is boosting security throughout the city. the city of new orleans is adding 1300 federal agents and 270 extra state troopers. there will also be coast guard ships on the lower. river homeland secretary janet napolitano will hold a press conference with the nfl later today. the 150,000 super bowl fans packing the city, the police a
FOX News
Jan 30, 2013 5:00am EST
isn't going to go well, folks. >> white house officials think republicans working on immigration reform need president obama's blessing to rally support in the latino community. the flip side of that coin from the republican perspective if president obama puts his name on the bill then republicans will be wealeery of it. >> see what happens. time now to take a look at who is talking. the two secretaries of state sitting down with fox news. former sec ry of state colon powell talking with bill o'reilly. >> you will hear from him a little later in the show but first the wup on one interview hillary clinton. >> there are questions about why american citizens were in such a dangerous place in the first place. secretary clinton responding to just that. >> let me explain why we are there. this is the part of the libyan revolution. we knew they were dangerous people in and around benghazi. we also knew there were a lot of lose weapons. part of what we were doing there was trying to get leads on recovering those weapons. and we knew there was smuggling radios that would go into sinai threaten i
FOX News
Jan 30, 2013 12:00am EST
unions to get the guest worker program to kill immigration reform back in 2007. >> sean: i'm a trust and verify guy. the history of assumer and barack obama and durbin is always politics. president didn't fully embrace what the bipartisan group of senators said. why am i suspicious? every time he has an opportunity to exploit it, he does so politically. do you this agree with me, that republicans need to proceed with caution? >> absolutely. there are so many complicated parts to this. even if you had trust with all the partners, you would want to pay a lot of attention to detail. look, the president -- you touched on it earlier. there was an unnecessary threat out of the blue. i was reading the text to the speech, he was outlining what he was sort of proposing which was somewhat in agreement and out of the blue he says if you are unable to move in a timely fashion, i'm going to set up a bill on my proposal and insist that you vote it on. that is typical stuff we see from the white house that is completely unconstructive and undermines trust in the white house. >> sean: two reasons i
MSNBC
Jan 30, 2013 12:00am EST
known as obama care. this was put together by the house republicans back in the health reform debate days. look how complicated. isn't it awful? let's add more boxes and lines to make it seem even worse and more alienating. when that version was not scary enough, house republicans later put out a second draft. look at this one. a second obama care scare chart, with i don't know, 50% more rationing zones or something. be afraid! here is another scare chart. this is america's strategy, supposedly for winning the war in afghanistan. any questions? this chart was not originally created for scare purposes i don't think, but it was circulated to have that political effect once it was dug up. these are scare charts. and pro-immigration reform groups have used this same scare chart tactic. look right here. this shows a map of the current legal path to immigration in this country. this is how you legally become a u.s. citizen if you're not one already. and all the little red stop signs that you see, those are all of the places in the process that you can get blocked from becoming a u.s. citiz
MSNBC
Jan 29, 2013 9:00pm EST
were them. >> president obama talking about immigration reform today in las vegas. today in washington, republicans were gently reminded that when they talk about immigration, they should try to avoid favorite republican phrases like, for example, send them all back or "electric fence" or "anchor baby." it is also suggested gently, so gently, that republicans should avoid using the word "illegals" or "aliens" and should not, quote, characterize all hispanics as undocumented. this memo was first published today by the hill newspaper. it is suggested messaging do's and don'ts for republicans. it was put out by the republican latino outreach group co-chaired by jeb bush, a group that is taking on the hard task of taking the panic out of hispanic in republicanville. joining us now is steve schmidt, senior strategist for mccain/palin in '08 and msnbc contributor. steve, it's great to see you. thanks for being here. >> thank you, rachel. >> if the advice has to start with stop saying "send them all back" and "anchor babies", does that mean that we are beyond this level of advice?
MSNBC
Jan 30, 2013 5:00am EST
. i'm here today because the time has come for common sense, comprehensive immigration reform. the time has come. >> president obama fired off the gauntless. your move, congress. good morning. i'm bill karins. this is "way too early." a lot to
NBC
Jan 29, 2013 11:00pm EST
lipped about a possible motive. >>> president obama is urging congress to pass an immigration reform bill quickly to avoid more endless debate. the president went to las vegas to strengthen border security and create a pathway for millions of undocumented immigrants to become citizens. opponents say the plan cannot become a way to reward people for breaking current immigration laws. >>> the state department will hold a welcome ceremony for john kerry on monday. kerry easily won confirmation to become the next secretary of state. he won that confirmation from his senate colleagues today. no date has been set yet for his swearing in. friday will be the last day for hillary rodham clinton as secretary of state. >>> it's a story you saw first on news 4. tonight, we are getting answers to when the long-awaited streetcars could finally be running in northeast d.c. the tracks are ready but sources say it will likely be 2014 at the earliest before they are up and running along h street. the city originally said the cars would start in 2012 and then changed it to late 2013 and now it appears
FOX News
Jan 29, 2013 9:00pm PST
president obama laying out one of his points when it comes to immigration reform and nearly 11 million undocumented people living in the country. it comes after senators unveiled their own proposal. that prompted one lawmaker, texas congressman lamar smith, when you legalize those tha it costs millions of dollars and costs american workers thousands of jobs and encourages more i am illegal games. and compounds the problem... is he right? joining me is jay secolo and francisco hernandez. welcome you both back. >> sean: jay, is this amnesty or do you agree or do you like the rubio plan? >> i like the rubio plan, but the president is calling for amnesty. what senator rubio has proposed is similar to what president bush put forward in 2007 when senator barack obama voted against it. he voted against hit because of the labor unions. labor unions didn't like the legislation. you said it correct. proceed, negotiate, negotiate with caution, but there is another phrase we have to be careful about and this is pathway to citizenship. if we don't already have pathways to citizenship, we do
CNN
Jan 30, 2013 2:00am PST
national. go like a pro. >>> president obama turning upped pressure on congress over immigration reform. during a speech yesterday, he told the crowd the time is now. and he said if congress doesn't act in a timely fashion, he will put up his own legislation for a vote. brianna keilar explains what's different about the president's plan. >> let me start off by thanking everybody at del sol high school for hosting us. >> reporter: they chose this nevada high school with the majority latino student body to roll out the details of what mr. obama calls the number one legislative priority of his second term. >> the time has come for comprehensive immigration reform. >> reporter: just 24 hours after a bipartisan group of senators unveiled their outline of imgragts reform bill, the president delivered a warning. >> if congress is unable to move forward in a timely fashion, i will accepted up a bill based on my proposal and insist that they vote on it right away. >> reporter: mr. obama's plan includes a pathway to citizenship for the estimated 11 million undocumented immigrants living in the u.
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